I have been bitten by the Sous Vide bug and have been working to perfect my potato salad. Last week, I made the most delicious ribs with a side of potato salad and, in thinking that all the things must be vacuum sealed; was reminded that eggs crack under pressure. It was a great lesson that taught me how to make use of the displacement method. I'll be providing more … [Read more...] about Eggs Crack Under Pressure
It was some time ago that a friend of mine suggested I might like a Watson experience. This week, I had some time on my hands and decided to take a peek using a bit of data I've gathered. Curvaceous Learning In wanting to get to know the technology prior to investment, I tried to logon to IBM's site and found that there were no learning options available without a … [Read more...] about A Watson Experience
I like to spend a bit of time at the Public Market, here in Milwaukee. One of their many features is their Olive Oil and Vinegar bar, wherein I many different flavors of olive oil and/or balsamic are available for sample. I like all kinds of different flavors, so sometimes I'll walk in and pick some things up. This weekend, I botched my Chicken Sous Vide, so I decided to … [Read more...] about Truffle and Honeybell Orange Salad Dressing
I want to return to pencil. My most recent endeavors have been in oil. It's not where I started. My favorite medium is pencil. I have never had much luck with static color. When I say static color, I refer to color that is not fluid - like paint; but rather still such as colored pencils and markers. I abandoned the thought of using pen and/or markers a long time ago. The … [Read more...] about Return to Pencil
Is there going to be an avocado shortage or what? It's always a nice surprise to be reminded of my time at Thinkful. A friend of mine recently made the following exclamation: Here's a link to story. Avocado Past In and on the dataworld, there is an avocado dataset. Within the data science community, there are multiple version of this dataset floating around, … [Read more...] about Avocado Shortage or What?